Report a public safety concern

If your concern is urgent or life-threatening, call 911.

If your concern is not urgent, contact the Canadian Firearms Program.


A shooting range is a place designed for the safe discharge, on a regular and structured basis, of firearms for target practice or sport shooting competitions.

How to apply

For an approval to operate form, contact Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office.

All Alberta shooting ranges operate under the approval of the Alberta's Chief Firearms Officer.

To find out if a shooting range or club is approved, contact Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office.

Range guidelines

For range design and construction guidelines, and information about sound requirements, contact the Canadian Firearms Program.


Connect with Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office:

Email: [email protected]

Alberta Chief Firearms Office
PO Box 458, Station Main
Edmonton, AB  T5J 2K1

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